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JSONPlaceholder

{JSON} Placeholder

Free fake API for testing and prototyping.

Powered by JSON Server + LowDB

As of Dec 2020, serving ~1.8 billion requests each month.

Sponsors

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Try it

Run this code here, in a console or from any site:

fetch('https://jsonplaceholder.typicode.com/todos/1')
  .then(response => response.json())
  .then(json => console.log(json))
{}

When to use

JSONPlaceholder is a free online REST API that you can use whenever you need some fake data. It can be in a README on GitHub, for a demo on CodeSandbox, in code examples on Stack Overflow, ...or simply to test things locally.

Resources

JSONPlaceholder comes with a set of 6 common resources:

/posts 100 posts
/comments 500 comments
/albums 100 albums
/photos 5000 photos
/todos 200 todos
/users 10 users

Note: resources have relations. For example: posts have many comments, albums have many photos, ... see guide for the full list.

Routes

All HTTP methods are supported. You can use http or https for your requests.

GET /posts
GET /posts/1
GET /posts/1/comments
GET /comments?postId=1
POST /posts
PUT /posts/1
PATCH /posts/1
DELETE /posts/1

Note: see guide for usage examples.

Use your own data

With our sponsor Mockend and a simple GitHub repo, you can have your own fake online REST server in seconds.